updated Netbook to Lucid -- NetworkManager is disabled

Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Thu Mar 25 09:43:18 GMT 2010


On Wednesday 24 March 2010 22:46:33 Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 March 2010 2:52:25 pm Daniel Chen wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > was false instead of true in there, yeah.  I suspect on mine it's
> > > because I hit the rfkill button.  Rebooting should reset the rfkill
> > > button (it used to) but it appears not to.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Please file a regression-potential tagged bug against linux so that we
> > can fix it.
> 
> Sorry, bad phrasing.  The wireless adapter itself goes back to working
> after  reboot, but because NetworkManager ignores that NM was disabled by
> the rfkill being pressed and just assumes it's globally disabled, the
> result (to an end user who doesn't know to use ifup) is like it stays
> disabled across reboots.

Hm, you mean that network manager doesn't pick up you're wifi adapter being available 
again? Can you reproduce the same with GNOME's nm-applet and maybe the Plasmoid? I've 
been testing the hotplugging and rfkilling pretty extensively, and it works just fine 
here.
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